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Vice President Biden

Frank Rich, Ron Klain and Joel K. Goldstein Discuss Pop Culture's Vice Presidential Obsession

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.13.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

They are a heartbeat away from the most powerful position on the planet and the subject of some of the best shows on TV, but what do vice presidents a...

Kiev: Biden Talks Bluntly About Corruption

Frank Vogl | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Frank Vogl

When countries are in acute difficulties and turn to the United States for support, then they do not expect to be publicly rebuked for corruption. Now, Vice President Joe Biden on a visit to Ukraine has done just this and it may signify a change in U.S. foreign policy approaches to dealing with kleptocratic regimes.

Biden Tries To Keep U.S. Focus On Asia

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's up to Vice President Joe Biden to show that the U.S. effort to realign its gaze toward Asia hasn't fizzled out. Biden is set...

Obama Dines With Service Members At Irish Pub

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made an unannounced trip out for lunch with members of the military. The president and Vice ...

Republicans Stink: Don't Ever Forget It

Sandy Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sandy Goodman

Screw the country, but get us elected. That sort of thing is, was and will be the Republican agenda.

Clinton Takes Jab At Biden

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

While speaking at a gathering of the National Association of Convenience Stores on Tuesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton subtly jabbed at...

Joe Biden's Remarkable Comment: Gay Marriage Is 'The Issue of Our Day'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Who would have predicted just five years ago that potential contenders for the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination would be knocking each other over -- in Iowa, no less -- trying to prove that they were the first to champion gay marriage?

To Preserve Social Security, Protect Voting Rights

Christine Pelosi | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Despite the fact that a majority of the American voting public opposes the privatizers, they are undeterred. To stop public opposition they've decided to stop public participation. Rather than try to change our minds, the privatizers simply opt to suppress our votes.

The Chuck Hagel Bombshell

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

It is the death throes of the neoconservatives' hold on United States foreign policy that makes the confirmation of Hagel and the installation of the Biden-Kerry-Hagel team so critically important for the United States and the world.

Sam Stein

Biden Recommends Federal Trafficking Law In Gun Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of a comprehensive package of proposals, Vice President Joseph Biden is recommending a law that could define gun trafficking as ...

At Last, White House Discusses Executive Order on Guns

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Vice President Biden is on the right track in finally proposing an executive order banning these weapons and high-capacity magazines. I commend him and President Obama for this. I only wish that they had implemented such an order last term.

An Open 'Letter' To The "Biden Commission" on Gun Violence

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

What's wrong with placing such a sword of Damocles over the heads of all gun owners whose commitment is to use their purchase responsibly?

Romney for VP

David Paine | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
David Paine

The degree to which the electorate is divided today is a true threat to our democracy. That's got to change.

Joe Biden's Football Tale Is Intercepted

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports

As sportswriter Grantland Rice is credited with saying in one form or another, "It's not that you won or lost, but how you played the game." In Vic...

Emasculating the Debates

Jim Worth | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

Both parties believe they win every debate and, without exception, try to make the best of spinning the results to influence the voters. But, spin was not necessary to explain the first two debates nor could it change what occurred.

Obama Campaign Wins Week but Majority Believe Acceptance Speech Didn't Provide Enough Details or Vision

David K. Rehr | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
David K. Rehr

The George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management Survey called The Horse Race Finds that President Obama's Campaign Wins Week ...

John McCain: 'Might Be Wise' For Obama To Pick Hillary Clinton For VP

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Wednesday that it "might be wise" for President Barack Obama to pick Hillary Clinton as his running mate...

A Win on Marriage for Obama

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Obama's position on marriage equality changes the policy debate on this issue, probably permanently. Not only is it good to see that the president supports equality for all Americans, but Obama's statement throws down a challenge for future bigots and enshrines marriage equality as the Democratic position.

Both Sides: Caro on LBJ-BHO, Huff/Matalin on a Gay Week

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgHuffington/Matalin discuss how the shunned VP found his voice "in the crack of a gunshot." What can Obama learn from a "political genius" who unified the country on rights but divided it over war?

Marriage Equality: Our Rights Are Not Up for Debate!

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 07.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

While many of our political leaders debate issues of marriage equality, I do not believe that the rights of minoritized people should be up for debate and should be settled on in the voting booth.

Not Quite Comfortable, But Evolving: An Open Letter To Vice President Biden

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

I just consulted with some friends, and they made me realize that maybe I am not as comfortable with you as I thought I was. It would be more appropriate for me to say that my opinions about you are evolving. Why don't you get back to me sometime after the election?

Biden Predicts America's Economic Future

AP | By ANN SANNER | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Vice President Joe Biden says he's convinced America is better positioned than other nations to continue to lead the world's economy...

Biden Makes Interesting Admission To Student

Real Clear Politics | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden admits that the government intervening with the free market and providing subsidies for students to attend college have contr...

The Vice President's Comin' To Town.. & To Your Radio Dial!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.19.2012 | Los Angeles

As a reliably Democratic state, it's not very often that California gets love (and by love, we mean visits) from presidents, vice presidents and candi...

2011 Obama Foreign Policy Report Card

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Our peripatetic Secretary of State remains the Obama Administration's global superstar as an emissary extraordinaire despite somewhat tardy focus on Syria's revolt and the unfulfilled diplomacy of her own designated Middle East and AfPak policy czars.